Shugborough EstateSeptember 5 in the United Kingdom
Well that was a little unexpected.
Shugborough is a very large estate that the National Trust took control of it from Staffordshire Council authority last year.
It’s remarkably intact, Mansion, Farm, Estate, Follies, ruins, Cat Monument, etc, etc.
Belonging to the Anson family since 1642 (including Admiral George Anson, famous for circumnavigating the world and capturing a Spanish Silver ship in 1743.)
He made a packet.
The NT have start to put their stamp on the place: parking, shop, garden centre, cafe, gardens.
For all those Women Weekly followers Patrick Lichfield, 5th Earl and the famous fashion photographer gifted the estate to the National Trust.
Death duties are a real game changer.
Everyone has probbaly seen his photographs, the Royals, Dianna, Mike Jagger, Lulu and all the rest.Read more